NIAC LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
it's on US
It’s on US to secure our rights and empower our community for generations to come.
Empowering Our Community
Do you want to empower and strengthen the Iranian American community and build a better future for generations to come? Do you care about U.S.-Iran diplomacy? Are you passionate about civic engagement? At the conference, you will gain the platform, the tools, the connections, and the knowledge to defend and empower the Iranian American community and to stand up for U.S.-Iran peace.
Join us for three days of informative discussion, in-depth analysis, compelling entertainment, and valuable action. Now is a critical time to come together with influential scholars, business leaders, activists, and political figures to to learn how Iranians and Americans can fight apathy and really take control of America’s democratic future.
Whether you are a business professional, an entrepreneur, a community organizer, a political guru, a student, an activist, or simply want to learn how you can support your Iranian American neighbors and friends, the NIAC Leadership Conference is the event for you!
Past Conference Speakers
NIAC is anticipating an exciting assortment of panels in 2018 that will go in depth on subjects such as the image of the Iranian-American community, discrimination against minority communities, the geopolitical components of the future of the U.S.-Iran relationship, how sanctions affect our community, Iranian-American civic participation, and much more. More details coming soon.
Philip Gordon is a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, D.C. As Special Assistant to President Obama and White House Coordinator for the Middle East from 2013-15, he worked closely with the President, Secretary of State and National Security Adviser on all aspects of U.S. foreign policy in the broader Middle East, including the Iran nuclear negotiations. From 2009-13 he was Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs where he worked closely with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. He is a senior foreign policy adviser for the Hillary for America Campaign. He has written a number of books and articles on U.S. foreign policy and Middle East politics and contributes regularly to publications such as Foreign Affairs, Washington Post, Financial Times, and Politico.